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Education, Advocacy,
Networking, & Resources

Education, Advocacy,
Networking, & Resources

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We’re building an inclusive community that inspires
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PRIDE FESTIVAL

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PRIDE FESTIVAL

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We honor those who have made positive contributions
to support the LGBTQ+ community in our region.

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PRIDE AWARDS

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PRIDE AWARDS

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The Great Lakes Bay Region’s LGBTQ+ Resource Group

Welcome to Perceptions


Perceptions is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization on a mission to provide inclusive sexual orientation and gender identity/expression (SOGIE) education, advocacy, networking, and resources to individuals and organizations in the Great Lakes Bay Region. Perceptions is the region’s LGBTQ+ resource group with a coverage area spanning the counties of Saginaw, Bay, Midland, Clare, Isabella, Tuscola, and beyond. We look forward to welcoming you to an upcoming event.

Upcoming Events

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Compass Groups – Teens

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Transgender Support Group

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“Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma” Open Mic Night

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Perceptions Board Meeting

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Transgender Social Group

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PFLAG Great Lakes Bay

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Compass Groups – Teens

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Friday Night Dinner

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Transgender Group Feedback Session

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One Billion Rising Fashion Show

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Perceptions Programming


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Harmony Diversity Choir uses the language of music to educate, network and advocate for diversity, inclusion and equality throughout the region.


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Our transgender group is for all transgender, intersex and gender non-conforming people, our partners and allies residing within and beyond our region.


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Perceptions awards a scholarship each May to assist with the pursuit of higher education through college, university, or trades opportunities.


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Tobacco use disproportionately affects the LGBT community. Learn more about the resources available to help you on your quitting journey.


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